Brussels, 26 April 2013 - Under the Telecom Act operators have to inform disabled persons in an adequate way. BIPT clarifies in a decision what information operators should at least mention on their web pages for the benefit of disabled persons, as well as in a free leaflet.

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Brussels, 26 February 2013 – By virtue of its new powers, entrusted to it by the Telecoms Act of 10 July 2012 pertaining to various provisions regarding electronic communications, BIPT thoroughly analysed the universal service aspects of the electronic communications market (payphones, enquiry...

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At the request of Vice Prime Minister Johan Vande Lanotte, BIPT carried out a comparative study of the prices for telecom products in Belgium and our neighbouring countries. That study shows average results for Belgium. Telecom bundles often provide high Internet quality but are pricy. The prices for...

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Brussels, 19 February 2013 – BIPT warns against illegal cordless telephones, not destined for Europe. BIPT has to solve more and more malfunctions caused by noncompliant cordless telephones. Mostly a specific kind of so-called DECT equipment (“Digital Enhanced Cordless Telecommunications”)...

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4 Februar 2013 - BIPT imposes a 30,000 EUR fine on Telenet and Mobistar because they did not mention the most beneficial tariff plan for the subscriber on the invoice at least once a year. Scarlet receives a 10,000 EUR fine because it did not mention the expiration date of certain fixed-term contracts...

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Brussels, 14 November 2012 – Today BIPT publishes a communication on a study regarding the terms for allocation and use of the 800 MHz band, carried out by an independent external consultant (Athea Consulting Limited and NERA Economic Consulting) and at the same time launches a consultation commissioned...

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The Brussels Court of Appeal decided on 6 November 2012 to reject the request for a suspension from Brutélé/Tecteo (otherwise called VOO) and Numéricable against opening up the cable. Indeed, the obligations do not cause any serious and hard to restore disadvantage to those operators....

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